Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

Firostefani, Kamari and Pyrgos

A distinct village between Imerovigli and Fira is the Firostefani, it is actually a continuation of Fira. Rather quiet belt of hotels, villas and traditional houses, rooms and studios, Firostefani has a couple of restaurants and cafe. Then you can walk by foot to Fira where all the hype is. If you like picturesque neighborhood that is perched on the cliffs of the Caldera, you've come to the right place. Make sure you enjoy yourself at the cafe and then to a restaurant for dinner. Check out the... [ read more ]

Santorini's Top Villages

Santorini’s Top Villages

If you want a view that is overlooking the volcano, the best places to go is Oia and Imerovigli. Since car access is restricted to the villages, some of them remains untouched and makes them very attractive if you visit them today. The others to mentioned are Pyrgos, Megalochori and Vothonas where you can view into the traditional architectures of Santorini. With a Caldera View, and what about those with a caldera view which are Fira, Imerovigli, Oia, Firostefani, Akrotiri and Megalochori. If ... [ read more ]

Ixia versus the low profile resorts

Ixia versus the low profile resorts

Filled with sun-baked tourists, Ixia is so near to the beach or the poolside so almost everyone you see and meet is half-baked red. This is a place for water sports, shopping, food tasting. Lots of hotels and restaurants can be found all along the shoreline as well as the streets parallel to it. It has the other side that is not so touristy and commercialize, on the way to Kremasti at the end of the beach. Ixia and laysos The must see of Ixia is the ancient lalysos. It is one of the most i... [ read more ]

Rhodes Villages & Resorts

Rhodes Villages & Resorts

Hidden in the mountain villages, and far from the cosmopolitan settlements along the shore. Villages of Embonas, Monolithos, Kritinia, Agios Isidoros, Profillia, Psinthos, Laerma, Salako, Mesanagros, Arnitha, Siana and Agia Eleousa have all preserve the native color. Expect to see the Rhodian countryside with churches, old castles and beautiful architectures. The traditional island dishes are best found in small Greek tavernas. Rhodian wine are in old cellers of the mountain villages. Afan... [ read more ]

Gytheio, Naupactus and Mystras

Gytheio, Naupactus and Mystras

Small seaside port town of Gytheio in the southern part of Peloponnese, Gytheio is surrounded by a barren and mountainous area of Mani peninsula. It was a former municipality in Laconia while Mani is also known as Maina, a cultural region in Greece. The nearest beach is Mavrovouni and it is the largest and best organized amongst them. If you are planning family fun in Greece, Gytheio is a good location to be considered. Mount Taygetus, Pentedaktylos You will see the Laconian Gulf and the M... [ read more ]

Gorgeous Sights in Greece

Gorgeous Sights in Greece

In central Greece in the area of Thessaly, there is an extensive religious place with a rich history. Surrounded by magnanimous rock formations, Meteora is distinctive as it has several monasteries on top since the 14th and 15th centuries. Be captivated by the views of lush green hills and valleys, there are interesting museums, architecture as well as villages awaiting you. Nafplion In Peloponnese, there is a quaint town with a rich historical background called Nafplion. In the early 1830... [ read more ]

Mainland Wanderer of Greece

Mainland Wanderer of Greece

Athens got its name from the Greek ancient goddess Athena. It is one of the mainland of Greece and until today, it is one of the most popular destinations. With more than three thousand years of history, it is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Greece is well-known as the cradle of great civilization and for the Acropolis, where the birth of democracy, philosophy and science is. Halkidiki Halkidiki is a Greek peninsula in the northern part, near the city of Thessaloniki. There are three p... [ read more ]

The Greek Culture

The Greek Culture

The Greek culture has all began in Mycenaean Greece into Classical Greece. Greece was influenced very much by the Roman Empire and Greek Eastern and had evolved over thousands of years, later Greece was occupied and influenced by Ottoman Empire, medieval Latin kingdoms, the Venetian Republic, Genoese Republic, and British Empire has remained on its modern Greek culture. Myceanean Greece It is a cultural period of Bronze Age Greece. It is called Myceanean Greece because of its archaeologica... [ read more ]